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Advanced Chemical Company Joins Computer Associates’ Growing Legion of Satisfied Precious Metals Refiners

May 29, 2011 — Computer Associates (CAI) today announced that Advanced Chemical Company ( has chosen CAI’s industry-leading NAV for Refining business management software to automate its precious metals refining processes and improve the service level the company provides to its clients.

Founded in 1972 and based in Warwick, Rhode Island, Advanced Chemical Company (ACC) is a family owned and operated ISO-9001:2008 full-service precious metals refinery. ACC refines both non-hazardous and hazardous materials containing gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium in its 25,000 square foot, state-of-the-art and environmentally safe refinery. Servicing multiple industries, ACC processes a wide range of materials, including cathodes, plated wire, plate-out foil, karat gold bars, jewelry, extracted dental crowns and bridges, grindings, stone break out, ion-exchange resins, plated scrap, solutions, sweeps, filters, targets, rack pins, vacuum bags, sludges, polishing dust, flooring, hazardous waste solutions, and many other forms of precious metal scrap.

Click here to view a three-minute video of Advanced Chemical’s professional services.

“Computer Associates has been an excellent business partner for us and I would strongly recommend them to any refiner looking for a robust, end-to-end business automation and management software solution,” said Jerry Smith III, chief executive office at Advanced Chemical. “CAI’s excellent software and commitment to providing top-notch service and support has been instrumental in our continued growth, helping us accurately track customers’ materials throughout the refining process, automate lot creation and settlement and perform a range of additional operations for our customers.”

Pat Gannon, vice president of sales for CAI added, “We are so pleased to have the opportunity to work with the fine people at Advanced Chemical Company and to help them gain more control over their operations through the use of our innovative, industry-specific NAV for Refining software.”

CAI will host demonstrations of the NAV for Refining software the Institute of Precious Metals’ (IPMI) 35th Annual Precious Metals Conference, June 11-14, San Antonio, Texas.

Based on Microsoft’s Dynamics ERP software, Based on Microsoft’s industry-leading Dynamics™ NAV Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, Navision is targeted at small to mid-size customer environments and is specially designed to handle the challenges associated with precious metals refining, including refining services, lot control, settlements, contracts, advance payments, metal on account, refining and finished goods inventory, hedging, business intelligence and a range of other modules that help our clients work more profitably.

About Computer Associates, Inc.

Computer Associates, inc. (CAI) is a business consulting and software development company and a premier provider of business management software for precious metals refiners, non-ferrous metal recyclers, precious metals brokers and associated businesses. CAI’s NAV for Refining software is an enterprise-wide business application that provides a range of convenient and integrated software tools that helps refiners work productively, reduce operating costs and access key business information to make confident decisions and respond quickly to new marketplace opportunities.

For more information, call 800.422.4782 or visit CAI on the web at

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